The Big Pharmacy Cigar Week-End 2015

17 Aug

It’s summer, it’s August and Andreas has pharmacy night duty on a Friday …. that is the simple recipe for a great cigar week-end with friends arriving from all over to gather in the lab, the garden, the pub and enjoy the camaraderie and the sharing of fun, conversations and great cigars. First to arrive Read more…

Rahim’s European Tour – The Pharmacy Pit Stop

21 Jul

It’s not much that I post on our pharmacy cigar meetings anymore, they are a well-known regular event and except for maybe the big summer meeting not worth mentioning. It’s only when a special person arrives to smoke with us that we realize what a special cigar gathering we have in the village. Rahim from Read more…

Min Ron Nee Vintage Cigar Tasting In The Village

15 Feb

  Last December, Min Ron Nee, the author and collector from Hong Kong, was so kind as to send me a selection of rare vintage cigars for a tasting with friends. These cigars are : 1950’s C.E. Beck Albas, 1950’s Maria Guerrero Favoritas en Cedro, 1960’s Partagas Seleccion de Luxe cabinet made for UK merchant Read more…

Romeo Y Julieta Piramide Añejado 2008 Tasting

19 Jan

  I received this cigar last week. Having read both positive and negative opinions about it, I decided to smoke it at yesterday’s pharmacy cigar evening. Supposedly these cigars – both the RyJ and the Montecristo Añejado line – were rolled in 2008 and then left to age in Havana to be released this year. Read more…

ANS 2014 – A Great Cigar Weekend, Again..

26 Aug

  How can I add anything new on a legendary & classic cigar gathering that’s been around for over a decade and attracts cigar smokers from all over the world due to its relaxed, fun and  “all-are-welcome atmosphere” ?? Words would be superfluous. ‘Nuff said. So here is a collage of pictures that tell the Read more…

AmiCigar Spirit In The Pharmacy

12 Jun

  Continuing the Dublin spirit of friendship and sharing memorable cigar moments, the ANS we held yesterday was a perfect sample of AmiCigar camaraderie. With Naka in nearby Cologne I invited him to attend the pharmacy, he agreed, and Rezha from Antwerp’s LCDH also chimed in. Rezha coming from Antwerp by car gave me the Read more…

Belgian Majestuosos Day – Frank In Cologne – Didier At ANS

26 Mar

   A truly cigar and fun packed day, yesterday. And no, there’s no “hidden closet” in this post – just good old dirty fun … Drove up to Cologne for half a day of smoking fine cigars with my old Belgian buddy-“lover” Frank at Pitter Heinrich’s Casa. We started with 70/80’s vintage Cuban Davidoffs, Chateau Read more…